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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board hesitates over pricey Castro plans

The Mountain View Whisman school board got its first detailed look at ambitious plans to change the face of Castro Elementary,...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by sc, on Jun 14, 2015 at 2:46 am | 4 comments | 3888 Views

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Mountain View man arrested in undercover sting

A Mountain View man suspected of stealing a package from the porch of a Palo Alto home and then trying to pawn off its contents...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by @Martin, on Jun 12, 2015 at 4:13 pm | 4 comments | 3506 Views

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Language, and its limits

In staging the classic Lerner and Loewe musical, "My Fair Lady," Broadway By the Bay has made the curious choice of engaging...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Brit, on Jun 12, 2015 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 1766 Views

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MV police officer struck by truck

A 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of striking a police officer with his truck while being issued a parking citation...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Never Ending Stream of Egomaniacs, on Jun 12, 2015 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 2453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City is growing, public school attendance is dropping

Mountain View schools are facing a strange predicament. The local economy is humming along, people are moving into the city...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jun 12, 2015 at 1:45 am | 74 comments | 10007 Views

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School board sticks with controversial search firm

The Mountain View Whisman School District successfully found a new superintendent last week, but there was a noticeable bump...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Joan, on Jun 12, 2015 at 12:24 am | 1 comment | 1211 Views

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South Bay union converges on Mountain View

About 75 members of South Bay labor union Unite Here! Local 19 marched through downtown Mountain View Tuesday night in a...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Not an economist, on Jun 11, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 15 comments | 2526 Views

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Fired police officer files suit against city

A former Mountain View policeman last week filed a lawsuit against the city, alleging that his supervisors illegally fired...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Jane, on Jun 11, 2015 at 9:55 am | 17 comments | 3757 Views

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Police confrontation leads to arrest

A Sunnyvale man was arrested last week after he allegedly confronted police and refused to cooperate during an unrelated...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Scott , on Jun 11, 2015 at 8:37 am | 7 comments | 1903 Views

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Creek trail takes a middle school detour

It's going to be a tight fit, but the Mountain View Whisman School District is finishing up designs this month to construct...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Thida, on Jun 10, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 6 comments | 2845 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why so few hospital beds for teens?

The absence of adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds in Santa Clara County — described by one Palo Alto child and adolescent...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jay Ess, on Jun 10, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 5562 Views

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New Yorker tapped to lead MV schools

Members of the Mountain View Whisman school board announced Thursday night that they have found a new superintendent in Ayindé...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jun 10, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 27 comments | 4814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Filling bellies during summer break

Thousands of Mountain View kids who rely on free and reduced-price meals during the school year may have a little more to...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by I hear ya, on Jun 10, 2015 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 1903 Views

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No child left offline

Technology is playing a greater role in education, as schools in Mountain View bring more tablets, laptops, computers and...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Hmm, on Jun 9, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 1986 Views

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Caltrain ridership skyrockets

After years of seeking emergency funding to keep from drastically slashing services, Caltrain is on track to balance its...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Improvement, on Jun 9, 2015 at 7:04 am | 42 comments | 11154 Views

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Fixing a critical leak in the STEM pipeline

Silicon Valley tech companies have come under fire in recent months for the dearth of minority employees in their workforce....

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Jun 8, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 512 Views

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Class of 2015 celebrates graduation

The newly graduated class of 2015 celebrated at graduation ceremonies in Los Altos and Mountain View on Friday. Voice photographers...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Mtn View Mom, on Jun 8, 2015 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 3560 Views

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New NASA Ames director shoots for the stars

He started as a college intern in 1984 and now Eugene Tu has the top job at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 8, 2015 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 2901 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Success from adversity for Alta Vista grads

Graduation day for Alta Vista High School feels like any other, with the black caps, the gowns, the tassels and the teary-eyed...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 6, 2015 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 3844 Views

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Letters - Boost in Local Air Traffic (eKTf3Page 19 June 5/2015)

Many thanks to Michael Hulfactor for his letter explaining the increase in air traffic over Mountain View and neighboring...

Original post made by L. Brown on Jun. 6, 2015
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